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Venice Fest jury announced

Officials announce roster for main jury

ROME – The Venice Film Festival has announced its full roster for the main jury which will comprise actresses Samantha Morton and Laetitia Casta, helmers Matteo Garrone, Ari Folman and Pablo Trapero, and performance artist Marina Abramovich.

The other members of this year’s Venice jury which, as previously announced, is headed by Michael Mann, are prominent Hong Kong producer and director Peter Ho-Sun Chan and French/Swiss director Ursula Meier.

The fest’s new artistic director, Alberto Barbera, has increased the number of jurors from seven to nine.

Venice’s 69th edition will run August 29-September 8.

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